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Swim with the Whales Yacht Charter on Richard Branson’s Necker Belle

July 27th, 2011 | oceangetaways

Another “once in a lifetime” luxury yacht charter experience The Silver Bankabout 100 nautical miles off of the Dominican Republicattracts more humpback whales during their migration season than anywhere else in the world. A protected sanctuarythis area hosts from 5,000 to 7,000 whales each season. You can watch their...

What Is A Mocko Jumbie?

July 13th, 2011 | oceangetaways

Mocko Jumbies are Caribbean stilt dancers dressed in sheeny colorful garb with satinssequinsand often a carnival mask.   Once dancers at religious affairs in West Africathe West Indian version of the dance is more party than spiritual with gravity defying kicks and bends to Calypso soundsbellsdrumsand whistles.  Try dancing with...

Charter Catamaran in the South Pacific

July 7th, 2011 | oceangetaways

Okayso you’ve cast off on a yacht charter in the BVI or Caribbean a couple of times nowand you feel like you’ve “been theredone that.”  Are you ready to cast off for an exquisite distant port?  Have we ever got a fabulous yacht charter destination for you – the...

Expedition Yacht Charter in Norway and the Arctic

July 5th, 2011 | oceangetaways

Ever Dreamed About Being a Polar Explorer? For the adventurous yacht charter guest who has dreamed of cruising in the remote and stunning high latitudesthis is a once in a lifetime  on the expedition charter yachtBig Fish.  You’ll meet this newly launched mega yacht in  TromsoNorway and cruise to...

Recipe for the Real Caribbean Rum Punch

June 29th, 2011 | oceangetaways

As soon as I write the “real” rum punchI can hear the protests of “who says so?” ringing through the chain of Caribbean islands.  But Captain Gordon Monsen of the sailing charter yacht Liberte has been feeding me bits of Caribbean history for years nowand if  he says it’s...

Super Yacht Charter in Mediterranean – 26 guests- Yacht Charter Special

June 20th, 2011 | oceangetaways

        Very few luxury charter yachts can take over 12 guests due to international yacht charter regulations. Sherakhanone of our favorite super yachts for charteris one of the few exceptions to the rule and can take up to 26 guests in 13 cabins. This magnificent charter yacht...

Grenadines Motor Yacht Charter – Lola B – Great for Sportfishing

May 13th, 2011 | oceangetaways

This 2008 72′ Hatteras motor yacht looks brand new and has state of the art everything including zero speed stabilizers and  a 31′ Contender with twin 250hp outboards as a towed tender.  These features  are very rare to find on a charter yacht of this size. And that’s not...

What is the Royal Bahamian Potcake?

May 10th, 2011 | oceangetaways

So why are the roadside dogs of the Bahamas called potcakes? I assumed it had something to do with the fact that I’d see one lazing about in the streetsoften curling up into a ball and laying in  one of the many pot holes.  So pot holepot cake.  Good...

Going Overboard on Charter Catamaran “Catsy” in the BVI

May 3rd, 2011 | oceangetaways

Well if the top photo looks like funthis is where it all happened – on the adrenaline pumpingheart stompingplay as hard as you canCatsy. Nowwe aren’t saying that you can’t just kick back and relax on Catsy – everyone does. But if you’re looking for an active crew that...

Bankie Banx’ Dune Preserve Bar – The Place to Party on Anguilla

February 18th, 2011 | oceangetaways

I was delighted to see the legendary Bankie Banx featured on a recent episode of  ABC’s “The Bachelor”.  His Dune Preserve Bar is a Caribbean gem… an open-air lovely beach shack nestled in the palms on a pristine piece of beach in Rendezvous Bay on the laidback island of...